U.S. Designation of Al-Manar as Specially Designated Global Terrorist Entity

The Treasury Department designates Al-Manar -- a satellite television station run by the Iranian-backed terrorist army Hizballah -- as a global terrorist entity. The Treasury's action prohibits transactions between U.S. citizens and those affiliated with Al-Manar, freezing any Al-Manar assets under U.S. jurisdiction. The document also summarizes Hizballah's role in international terrorism, noting, "Until September 11, 2001, Hizballah was responsible for more American deaths than any other terrorist organization."